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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The domestication, breeding, and improvement of animals; the technology of animal husbandry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The science and technology of animal husbandry

Etymologies

zoo- + Greek tekhnē, art; see technical.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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